Last year I focused on gifts for only my children and I don't even remember what I bought or how much I spent but probably around $100 - $150 per kid. It was just two months after stbx walked so I know I tried my best to make it a joyous and peaceful Christmas.
This year, I am in a much better place emotionally and I am enjoying finding things to buy for my nephews and niece, special family members and of course, my kids. I'm trying to spend between $15 - $20 per nephews and niece and special family members but will spend more on my parents and much more on my kids.
Stbx was/is estranged from his family so we stopped buying gifts for them but I will be buying gifts for my nieces and nephews on his side and for my almost former in-laws.
Ugh. All this talk about money.